“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.”

Matsuo Basho

Keynote Speaker

Sage’s experience in thru-hiking along with her engaging speaking style will energize your group. From light-weight backpacking techniques to her personal stories about hiking over 10,000 miles of trail, Sage not only educates, but inspires.

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Best Desert Trip

The Oregon Desert Trail has gained a lot attention after Sage was the first hiker to finish the 800 mile route. Outside magazine deemed it runner up of the “Best Desert Trip” in the world after the Namib desert in Africa.

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Tips and Tricks

Light weight backpacking techniques requires you to mercilessly analyze every piece of gear in your pack. It takes innovation and a simplistic attitude. Sage offers tips and tricks to lighten your load.

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Featured Adventures

Oregon Desert Trail

The Oregon Desert Trail (ODT) is an 800 mile route that stretches from the Oregon Badlands Wilderness to the Lake Owyhee Reservoir near the Idaho border.

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Japhy Ryder Route

The Japhy Ryder Route is a 1,300ish mile lightening bolt shaped route that starts at the Pacific Ocean and ends in Death Valley.

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Appalachian Trail

Stretching 2,150 miles from Maine to Georgia along the Appalachian Mountains it travels through 14 states. The Appalachian Trail is America’s original long trail, and provides a wild strip of adventure amid the population dense eastern edge of the US.

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Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail stretches 2,650 miles from Canada to Mexico along the crest of the Cascades, Sierras and a handful of other mountain ranges.

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myteam2Sage Clegg volunteered to become the first person to hike the entirety of [the Oregon Desert] trail.  In her day job, Clegg studies desert tortoises as a wildlife biologist.  But  as a long-distance hiker, she’s known for her speed. “Some people love curling up with a good book.  And I just really like looking at maps.  I read them like they’re a book.  I look at them and try to get a sense of what it might be like to travel out there,” Clegg says.

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